Q&A: Bassim Abdul Karim, director general of Basra Oil Company

Southern Iraq's top oil leader discusses efforts to activate a deal with TotalEnergies, expand production capacity, and overcome export infrastructure bottlenecks.
Bassim Abdul Karim, director general of the Basra Oil Company, visits the Majnoon oil field in May 2023. (ALI AL-AQILY/Iraq Oil Report)

MAJNOON - To take full advantage of its oil sector, Iraq needs not only to boost capacity at fields but also to expand capacity of export infrastructure in the Basra Gulf.

Basra Oil Company Director General Bassim Abdul Karim is overseeing efforts to do both.

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